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4/10/2014 Florida Institute Recognizes FDOE Employees for Major Cost-Saving Projects 
4/1/2014 Commissioner Pam Stewart Recognizes Outstanding School Support Staff 
3/27/2014 Florida Standards Coming to a Theatre Near You 
3/27/2014 Governor Rick Scott Appoints Marva Johnson to the State Board of Education 
3/17/2014 With Students as Top Priority, Florida Chooses Replacement for FCAT 
3/7/2014 Governor Rick Scott Touts Continued VPK Gains Among Florida 
2/26/2014 Miami Dade College Selected to Lead First-Ever STEM Regional Collaborative in State of Florida 
2/25/2014 Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Announce 2014 Black History Month Student and Teacher Contest Winners 
2/18/2014 State Board of Education Approves New Florida Standards 
2/14/2014 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes Florida 
2/14/2014 Statement from Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart on Alberto Carvalho being Honored as National Superintendent of the Year 
2/13/2014 FDOE Inspector General Earns Prestigious Accreditation 
2/12/2014 Green Ribbon Schools Award Nominations Announced 
2/11/2014 Florida Celebrates Career and Technical Education on the Hill 
2/11/2014 Florida Ranks Second in the Nation for Advanced Placement Participation 
2/3/2014 Commissioner Pam Stewart Names Florida 
1/30/2014 Two Florida Colleges Finalists for Awards of Excellence 
1/30/2014 Florida Students Surpass 2014 Reading Goal 
1/29/2014 Governor Rick Scott Appoints Andy Tuck to State Board of Education 
1/29/2014 El Presupuesto "Es Su Dinero" del Gobernador Rick Scott Proporciona los Fondos a la Educacion al Nivel Mas Alto y a los Niveles de Financiamientos Estatales Mas Altos en la Historia de la Florida Asignados a las Escuelas Publicas K-12 del Estado... 
1/29/2014 Governor Rick Scott's "It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget" Funds Education at Highest Total and State Funding Levels in Florida History for Florida's K-12 Public Schools and the Florida College System 
1/27/2014 Governor Rick Scott Announces Historic Funding for Public Schools, State Colleges and State Universities in "It 
1/23/2014 Fifteen Florida Colleges Eligible to Compete for Prestigious Aspen Prize 
1/22/2014 Governor Scott Honors Osceola County Educators & District Staff with Shine Awards 
1/21/2014 Florida State Board of Education Thanks Barbara Feingold for Dedicated Service 
1/17/2014 First Lady Ann Scott Concludes Statewide Literacy Tour 
1/15/2014 Florida College System Launches Free Mobile App 
1/15/2014 Florida's Top Teacher a National Finalist for Fifth Straight Year 
1/13/2014 Florida Department of Education Completes Analysis of Public Comments on Florida Standards 
1/13/2014 First Lady Ann Scott Kicks Off Literacy Tour and 6th Annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 
1/9/2014 Florida Moves Up in Student Achievement 
12/26/2013 Florida Title I Schools Recognized for Academic Excellence 
12/18/2013 Two Florida School Districts Excel in National Assessment 
12/18/2013 Record Number of High Schools Earn Top Marks 
12/11/2013 Florida's Graduation Rates Rise Again 
12/10/2013 Governor Scott Honors Two Outstanding Teachers with Shine Awards 
12/9/2013 Florida Department of Education Recognizes Florida 
12/4/2013 Governor Scott Congratulates Additional School Districts for Raising Teacher Pay 
12/3/2013 Districts 
11/27/2013 Governor and First Lady Scott Wish Florida Families a Happy Thanksgiving 
11/25/2013 Broward County Public Schools Teacher Luis Espinosa Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award 
11/14/2013 Florida College System Chancellor Recognizes Innovation, Excellence 
11/14/2013 More than 35 Districts have Approved Gov. Scott 
11/8/2013 State Board of Education Member John Colon Named to Higher Education Coordinating Council 
11/7/2013 Commissioner of Education Applauds Alachua and Osceola School Boards on Approving Teacher Raises 
11/7/2013 Nation's Report Card Shows Florida Student Progress 
11/6/2013 Orange County Superintendent Named Florida 
11/1/2013 More than 19,000 Floridians Share Feedback on Florida 
10/31/2013 Commissioner of Education Applauds Miami-Dade Agreement on Teacher Raises 
10/29/2013 Deadline Approaches to Provide Comment on Florida Standards 
10/21/2013 Florida Students Move Ahead to National Competition 
10/15/2013 Governor Scott Sends Letter to Florida Superintendents Regarding Teacher Pay Raises 
10/8/2013 FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Florida College System Make History 
10/4/2013 Families Reminded to Get Ready for Tropical Storm Karen 
9/25/2013 National Scholarship Program Chooses More Than 100 Top Black Florida Scholars as Semifinalists  
9/24/2013 What They Are Saying… Day #2 - Leaders Across Florida Applaud Governor Scott 
9/24/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to 15 Educators During Cabinet Meeting 
9/24/2013 Four Florida Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Awards 
9/23/2013 What They Are Saying… State Legislators Applaud Governor in Paving Path for Student Success 
9/23/2013 What They Are Saying… Florida Education Leaders Applaud Governor 
9/23/2013 What They Are Saying… State Board of Education Members Applaud Governor 
9/23/2013 Governor Rick Scott Announces Path Forward for High Education Standards & Decision to Withdraw from PARCC 
9/23/2013 Governor Rick Scott Appoints Rebecca Fishman Lipsey to the State Board of Education 
9/20/2013 Florida State Study Shows New Teaching Method Improves Math Skills, Closes Gender Gap in Young Students 
9/18/2013 Federal Grant Bringing $30.5 Million to Florida Colleges 
9/17/2013 Pam Stewart Named as Florida Commissioner of Education 
9/12/2013 UPDATE: Deadline for the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Student Scholarship Contests Extended 
9/12/2013 National Merit Scholarship Program Recognizes More than 700 Florida Semifinalists 
9/11/2013 Florida Colleges Designated Military Friendly 
9/11/2013 Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Announce 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Student Scholarship Contests 
9/4/2013 Fire Science Programs Recognized for Good Return on Investment 
9/3/2013 Florida College System EMT Programs Lead National Rankings 
8/30/2013 Mission Critical: Registration Now Open for the 2014 Florida Student Astronaut Challenge 
8/29/2013 Education Leaders Applaud Gov. Scott 
8/28/2013 Governor Rick Scott's Three-Day Education Summit Successfully Wraps Up... 
8/27/2013 2nd Day of Education Accountability Summit Conveys Vision for State Standards and Assessments 
8/26/2013 Governor's Historic Education Accountability Summit Kicks Off 
8/26/2013 North Florida Community College Ranks Second Best in Nation 
8/20/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to Four Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
8/19/2013 Motorists Urged to Follow School Bus Safety Laws 
8/15/2013 Florida Colleges Help Former Students Cross Finish Line 
8/14/2013 $1 Million in Scholarships to Benefit Florida College System Students 
8/12/2013 Florida College System Commits to Support Veterans 
8/6/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to Six Educators During Cabinet Meeting 
8/1/2013 Gov. Scott Highlights Teacher School Supply Debit Card before Tax-Free Back-to-School Weekend 
8/1/2013 Statement from Florida State Board of Education Chairman Gary Chartrand Regarding the Resignation of Education Commissioner Tony Bennett 
7/26/2013 2012-13 Preliminary School Grades Support Higher Standards to Prepare Schools for Common Core Transition 
7/19/2013 Florida College System Joins Nationwide Movement 
7/16/2013 State Board of Education Ensures Stability for Accountability System During Transition to Common Core State Standards in 2014-15 
7/15/2013 Florida School-Related Employee of the Year Awards Breakfast to be held in Winter Haven 
7/12/2013 Florida Department of Education Thanks Teacher of the Year Partners 
7/12/2013 Exemplary Educators Honored at Teacher of the Year Breakfast 
7/11/2013 Governor Scott Announces Sackman of Orange County the 2014 Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year 
7/11/2013 Summer Literacy Adventure Comes Alive at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park 
7/8/2013 Governor Rick Scott to Attend Macy's Top Teacher of the Year Award Gala! 
6/28/2013 What They Are Saying... Video Edition 
6/28/2013 Florida Colleges Among Most Affordable in Nation 
6/27/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to 23 Teachers of the Year During Teacher of the Year Summit 
6/26/2013 Governor Scott Hosts Inaugural Teacher of the Year Summit 
6/26/2013 Summer Literacy Adventure Continues at Ybor City Museum State Park 
6/25/2013 Florida College System Leads National Rankings 
6/25/2013 FDOE Announces School Grades Advisory Task Force Members 
6/21/2013 Florida Department of Education Warns Teacher Preparation Participants That Data May Have Been Accessed Without Authorization 
6/18/2013 State Board of Education Convenes Advisory Task Force to the Commissioner of Education 
6/17/2013 Teachers Use Summer Break to Hone Common Core Skills 
6/14/2013 Florida Makes Substantial Academic Gains  
6/14/2013 Florida Businesses Honored for Their Innovative Support of Public Education 
6/13/2013 EPA Announces Florida State College at Jacksonville as Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipient 
6/13/2013 Florida Students Win National Competition 
6/7/2013 Florida Students Improve End-of-Course Scores 
6/6/2013 Florida Remains National Leader in Hispanic Graduation Improvement 
6/4/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to Five Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
6/4/2013 College Completion Campaign Boasts Successes 
6/3/2013 Governor Scott Honors Students for Saving Seven in Overturned Vehicle 
5/31/2013 Florida K-12 Salary Increases Frequently Asked Questions 
5/31/2013 Deltona High School Student Wins Florida Digital Art Contest 
5/30/2013 New developmental mathematics program at Tallahassee Community College sees significant results  
5/29/2013 Florida College System Tops Manufacturing List 
5/24/2013 Gov. Scott and FDOE Announce Florida Students Improve on FCAT 2.0 Writing, Maintain Progress on Third-Grade Reading and Mathematics 
5/24/2013 FCAT 2.0 Writing and Third-Grade Reading and Mathematics Results Posted 
5/22/2013 State Board Member Elected to Vice Chair Position 
5/21/2013 Seminole State College President McGee elected to AACC Board of Directors 
5/21/2013 State Board of Education Hears Details of Teacher Pay Raise, Increased School Spending 
5/20/2013 Governor Scott: Florida Families First Budget Includes Historic State K-12 Education Funding 
5/20/2013 Governor Scott Signs Florida Families First Budget 
5/18/2013 Florida's First Lady Encourages Summer Literacy Adventures 
5/17/2013 Bay County School Employee Earns Top Honors 
5/10/2013 Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando Resort Debuts Special Ticket Prices for Florida Teachers 
5/10/2013 Governor Scott Concludes Teacher Pay Raise Pep Rally Tour 
5/10/2013 St. Johns River State College President, Trustees Win National Collegiate Award 
5/10/2013 Governor Scott Announces Orange County Educator Named Teacher of the Year Finalist 
5/9/2013 Governor Scott Announces Citrus County Educator Named Teacher of the Year Finalist 
5/8/2013 Governor Scott Teacher Pay Raise Victory Tour Highlights 
5/8/2013 Governor Scott Announces Florida 
5/8/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to 10 Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
5/8/2013 Governor Scott Announces Sarasota Educator Named Teacher of the Year Finalist 
5/7/2013 Governor Scott Announces Lee County Educator Named Teacher of the Year Finalist 
5/7/2013 Florida High Schools Dominate Nation 
5/7/2013 Governor Scott Continues Teacher Pay Raise Pep Rally Tour 
5/7/2013 Celebrate Educators during National Teacher Appreciation Week 
5/7/2013 Duval Educator Named Teacher of the Year Finalist 
5/6/2013 Governor Scott Kicks Off Teacher Pay Raise Pep Rally Tour 
5/3/2013 Seven Florida School Districts Receive Funding for Homeless Youth Education 
5/2/2013 Setting The Record Straight: Politifact Mischaracterizes $480M in Pay Raises for Teachers 
4/29/2013 Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Give School Districts Relief from Excessive and Unnecessary Regulations 
4/29/2013 What They Are Saying… Florida's Leaders Celebrate Teacher Pay Raises 
4/29/2013 Summer Reading List Encourages Kids to Keep Learning 
4/25/2013 Florida's Top Students Win National Merit Scholarships 
4/24/2013 Hillsborough Community College President Elected to Chair National Board of Directors 
4/23/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to Six Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
4/23/2013 U.S. DOE Recognizes Florida Schools for Going Green 
4/22/2013 Governor Scott Signs Landmark Legislation to Prepare Students for College and Careers 
4/19/2013 Four Florida Students Earn Prestigious Scholarship 
4/18/2013 Governor Scott Announces Florida's National Youth Science Camp Winners 
4/17/2013 Florida Department of Education Releases Florida Vs. Illinois Education Report Card 
4/16/2013 Statement From Florida Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett on Lawsuit on Florida 
4/12/2013 Common Core Focus of Statewide Meeting 
4/12/2013 Florida's Top Black Scholars Earn National Achievement Scholarships 
4/9/2013 Florida College System to Recognize Students for Academic Achievement and Community Service 
4/2/2013 Dual Enrollment Toolkit Grant to Benefit Florida Students 
4/2/2013 Governor Scott Presents Shine Awards to Six Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
4/1/2013 Florida College System Celebrates National Community College Month 
3/26/2013 New Grant Will Help Students With Financial Literacy 
3/25/2013 Governor Scott Presents $2.5 Million in School Recognition Funds to Collier County Schools 
3/22/2013 Governor Scott Presents $751,000 in School Recognition Funds to Escambia County Schools 
3/19/2013 Governor Scott Presents Commendations to Seven Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
3/19/2013 Two Florida Colleges Among Top Ten in Nation 
3/18/2013 Study: Florida College System Produces $26.6 Billion Annual Impact on State’s Economy 
3/11/2013 Governor Scott Presents $15 Million in School Recognition Funds to Broward County Schools 
3/11/2013 Student Astronaut Challenge Announces Winning Team of Second Annual Competition 
3/8/2013 School Districts Team Up to Transition to Common Core 
3/8/2013 Governor Scott Presents $8.8 Million in School Recognition Funds to Hillsborough County Schools 
3/7/2013 Governor Scott Presents Commendations to Five District Teachers of the Year During Cabinet Meeting 
3/7/2013 Report Shows Charter School Students Outpace Traditional Public School Students 
3/6/2013 Schools and Districts Get Help to Determine Resources Necessary for New Common Core Assessments 
3/5/2013 Governor Scott Recognizes Florida Educators During State of the State Address 
3/5/2013 Governor Recognizes Florida College System In "State of the State" Address 
3/1/2013 Governor Scott Presents $23 Million in School Recognition Checks to School Districts in Orlando Area  
2/28/2013 Governor Scott Presents $14.2 Million in School Recognition Checks to School Districts in West Palm Beach Area  
2/27/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes Florida Panhandle 
2/27/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes North Florida 
2/27/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes South Florida 
2/27/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes Central Florida’s Top STEM Students  
2/27/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Recognizes Southwest Florida 
2/26/2013 Florida Schools Take Proactive Approach to Implement Common Core State Standards 
2/25/2013 Governor Scott Announces More Than $134 Million for Florida Schools 
2/22/2013 Sunshine State Scholars Program Pays Tribute to Top Scholars 
2/21/2013 Florida Students Outshine Students in Large Mega-States 
2/20/2013 Florida Students Soar, Score on Advanced Placement 
2/20/2013 What They Are Saying... Florida Students Soar, Score on Advanced Placement Exams. 
2/18/2013 State Board Takes Action 
2/14/2013 Florida Celebrates Career and Technical Education on the Hill 
2/14/2013 New GED Test Format Fosters High Success Rates 
2/12/2013 Statement from Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett on Supplemental Educational Services 
2/11/2013 School Administrators Take Top Honors 
2/11/2013 Reading List Highlights African-American Authors 
2/11/2013 Florida Colleges Reaffirm Commitment to Transfer Opportunities for Students 
2/7/2013 Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to the State Board of Education 
2/7/2013 Florida College System Trustees Convene in Tallahassee 
2/7/2013 National Association Recognizes Florida Colleges for Excellence 
2/4/2013 Web Portal Helps Students Make Smart College Choices 
2/1/2013 Florida Makes Solid Progress on Race to the Top 
1/31/2013 Governor's 2013-14 Florida Families First Budget Drives College and Career First Education Agenda 
1/28/2013 Florida Students Crush 2012 Reading Record 
1/28/2013 Gov. Scott Announces All 23 Florida State Colleges with Baccalaureate Degrees Have Accepted $10k Degree Challenge 
1/17/2013 Florida's Teacher of the Year is National Finalist 
1/17/2013 Students Get Creative to Promote Literacy 
1/15/2013 Daytona State College Recognized as National Leader in Online Bachelor 
1/14/2013 First Lady Ann Scott Kicks Off 5th Annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 
1/10/2013 What They Are Saying... Florida's Education System Jumps to Top Ten in the Nation 
1/10/2013 Florida's Education System Jumps to Top Ten in the Nation 
1/4/2013 2012: A Successful Year for Florida Students and Educators 
12/21/2012 What They Are Saying... Department releases high school grades 
12/21/2012 More Florida High Schools Get Top Grades 
12/17/2012 Governor Scott Calls on School Leaders to Review and Enhance School District Emergency Plans 
12/17/2012 Updated: What They Are Saying... Dr. Tony Bennett to lead Florida Department of Education 
12/14/2012 Statement from State Board of Education Chair Gary Chartrand on Shooting at Connecticut School 
12/12/2012 Governor Scott Highlights Tax Credit Scholarship Program 
12/12/2012 State Board Takes Action 
12/12/2012 State Board of Education Names Tony Bennett as Commissioner of Education 
12/12/2012 State Board of Education Supports Veterans 
12/11/2012 Governor Scott Applauds Florida Student Performance in National Center for Education Statistics Report 
12/7/2012 Florida Students Fare Well in Nation 
12/6/2012 Florida "Ahead of the Curve" in Preparing Students for College 
12/5/2012 Department of Education and Department of Children And Families Achieve More Than $16 Million in Savings 
12/5/2012 Governor Scott Applauds Higher Education Leaders' Commitment to Hold the Line on Tuition 
12/5/2012 Palm Beach State College Answers Gonvernor's $10k Degree Challenge 
11/30/2012 Florida Sees Jump in 2012 High School Graduation Rate 
11/29/2012 Four Additional Colleges Accept Governor's $10 K Degree Challenge 
11/26/2012 Florida College System Responds to Governor 
11/26/2012 In Case You Missed It… Governor Scott Issues $10,000 Degree Challenge 
11/26/2012 Governor Issues College Affordability Challenge 
11/21/2012 Setting the Record Straight: Contracting in the Division of Blind Services 
11/19/2012 Statement from Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart on Achievement Level Recommendations for Geometry and Biology End-Of-Course Assessments and FCAT 2.0 Science 
11/15/2012 Charter School Conference Kicks Off 
11/13/2012 Miami-Dade Principal Named Milken Educator 
11/8/2012 Seven Florida Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Awards 
11/6/2012 State Board Takes Action 
11/5/2012 Superintendents Recommend Ways to Reduce Red Tape, Regulations 
11/2/2012 Parental Involvement Month Promotes School and Family Partnerships 
10/26/2012 Miami-Dade Superintendent Named Florida's District Data Leader of the Year 
10/26/2012 Wells Fargo Gives a Helping Hand to Homeless Florida Students 
10/25/2012 Governor's Education Agenda Calls for College and Career First 
10/24/2012 Data Reveals New Trend Among State's Top STEM Scholars 
10/24/2012 Assessment Standards Defined as Standard Setting Process Continues 
10/23/2012 Statement from Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart on Miami-Dade County Schools Winning the Prestigious Broad Prize for Urban Education 
10/18/2012 Florida's First Lady Kicks Off Celebrate Literacy Week Student Contest 
10/16/2012 Statement from State Board of Education Chairman Gary Chartrand On Florida 
10/16/2012 Florida Students Move Ahead to National Competition 
10/15/2012 UF awarded $2M grant to boost science, math teaching in Florida schools 
10/13/2012 Response from The Education Trust to News Coverage of Florida Board of Education 
10/12/2012 Statement by Braulio Colon, Executive Director for Florida College Access Network, on Florida State Board of Education Strategic Plan for 2012-2018 
10/12/2012 New Grant Motivates Transfer Students to Complete their Postsecondary Degrees 
10/11/2012 First Lady Ann Scott Announces Summer Reading Pledge Contest Winners 
10/10/2012 Information Security Breach Reported at Florida College 
10/10/2012 Florida's Education System Gets a New Roadmap 
10/9/2012 Student Hero Takes the Wheel 
10/3/2012 Floridians Weigh in as New Assessment Standards Take Shape  
10/1/2012 Florida's Cause for Celebration 
10/1/2012 New Grant to Help Polk County Students Build Early Reading Skills 
9/28/2012 Indian River State College Earns National Recognition 
9/28/2012 Six Florida School Districts Win $66 Million in Competitive Grants to Reward Educators 
9/26/2012 Florida's Top Black Scholars Honored as Semifinalists for National Scholarship 
9/25/2012 Florida Adds to GED Computer-Based Testing in Seminole County 
9/25/2012 Florida Board of Education Extends Deadline in Commissioner Search 
9/24/2012 Florida Department of Education to Host College and Career Day 
9/24/2012 Florida's Minority Students Top The Nation on College Entrance Exam 
9/24/2012 Florida Teacher of the Year Takes Part in NBC's Education Nation 
9/21/2012 Florida Moves Forward Planning Transition to Digital Instructional Materials 
9/19/2012 Department of Education Names Seven Superintendents to Turn in Report to Governor on Eliminating Red Tape and Regulation 
9/17/2012 Florida Students Celebrate U.S. Freedom And Independence 
9/14/2012 Governor Scott: We will maintain current state funding for education in next budget, aim to increase 
9/12/2012 Florida's Top Scholars Recognized as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists 
9/11/2012 Floridians Get Informed as Interest in New Assessment Grows 
9/10/2012 Florida Adds to GED Computer-Based Testing in Duval County 
9/7/2012 State Board of Education Moves Forward with Search for Commissioner of Education 
9/5/2012 Broward and Santa Fe Colleges Named Finalists for Prestigious Aspen Prize 
8/27/2012 Approaching Liftoff: Registration Now Open for the 2013 Florida Astronaut Challenge 
8/22/2012 Statement from Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson - Florida 
8/21/2012 Common Core State Standards Toolkits Coming to Florida 
8/21/2012 Common Core Standards Sample Test Items and Task Prototypes Now Available 
8/17/2012 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Students Maintain Academic Gains 
8/17/2012 Florida Adds to GED Computer-Based Testing in Broward County 
8/14/2012 Florida Test-Score Gains Real 
8/9/2012 Scholarship Funds Distributed to Florida Colleges 
8/8/2012 Department of Education Reminds Families to Participate in Voluntary PreKindergarten 
8/7/2012 2012 Summer Literacy Adventure Continues at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park 
8/6/2012 Florida School Districts Begin the 2012-13 School Year 
8/3/2012 Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee to Meet via Conference Call 
8/2/2012 Florida College System First in the Nation to Implement Common Core Teacher Training 
8/2/2012 Department of Education Reminds Families to Gear Up for Back to School 
8/2/2012 State Board of Education Names Pam Stewart Interim Commissioner of Education 
7/31/2012 Florida Commissioner of Education Announces Resignation 
7/26/2012 Diverse Group Meets, Provides Input as Standard-Setting Process for FCAT 2.0 Writing Gets Underway 
7/20/2012 School Grades Move Higher For Eight Percent Of Schools Statewide 
7/19/2012 New Web Portal Empowers Students to Make Informed Decisions About College 
7/17/2012 2012 Summer Literacy Adventure Continues at Wekiwa Springs State Park 
7/16/2012 Florida's Top Parent Involvement Programs Win Statewide Honors 
7/16/2012 Florida Ranks Second in the Nation for Test-Score Improvement 
7/16/2012 Florida Moves to GED Computer-Based Testing 
7/13/2012 Department of Education Recognizes Teacher of the Year Partners 
7/12/2012 Miami-Dade County Educator Named 2013 Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year 
7/12/2012 New Grant Helps Students Make Smart Decisions About College Financing 
7/12/2012 Southern Regional Education Board Commends Florida for Decade of Progress 
7/11/2012 Raising the Bar Works: Statement from Governor Rick Scott on Elementary and Middle School Grades 
7/11/2012 School Grades Reflect New Higher Standards 
7/9/2012 Four Florida Magnet Schools Make U.S. News and World Report 
6/29/2012 Florida Offers World-Class Technology Academy to Middle and High School Students 
6/27/2012 Newsweek Names Ten Florida High Schools to U.S. Top 100 
6/25/2012 Florida's College System Tops National Rankings 
6/21/2012 Department of Education Staff to Participate in National Conference for Latino Elected and Appointed Officials 
6/20/2012 2012 Summer Literacy Adventure Continues at Ravine Gardens State Park 
6/20/2012 Florida's College System Receives High Marks on National Report 
6/15/2012 Business Partners Honored for Outstanding Support of Florida Education 
6/15/2012 Statement From Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson Regarding the Florida School Boards Association 
6/11/2012 Florida Department of Education Kicks Off Summer Institutes Focused on Common Core Standards 
6/7/2012 Florida Tops the Nation in Hispanic Graduation Rates 
6/5/2012 Florida Department of Education Releases Buros' 2012 FCAT Writing Assessment Audit Results 
6/5/2012 Florida's Elementary and Middle School Students Move Ahead in Reading and Mathematics 
6/1/2012 Florida's Students Exceed Expectations on 2012 Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Assessment 
5/24/2012 Florida's Third Grade FCAT 2.0 Results Show Promise 
5/22/2012 Florida Education Foundation Partners with Wet 'N Wild to Offer Discounted Tickets to Florida Public School Employees 
5/22/2012 Florida's Lieutentant Governor Visits Middleburg High School 
5/21/2012 Florida Department of Education Launches Statewide Campaign to Communicate With Parents 
5/21/2012 Florida Department of Education Recognizes Winner of State of Florida Student Astronaut Challenge 
5/18/2012 FCAT Results Reflect Transition to Higher Standards 
5/15/2012 State Board of Education Adopts FCAT Writing Performance Level Standard 
5/10/2012 Florida Students Make Steady Progress on NAEP Science 
5/10/2012 State Board of Education Adopts Recommendations on Inclusion and Accountability 
5/8/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!  
5/8/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist! 
5/4/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!  
5/2/2012 Florida Department of Education Kicks Off Third Annual District Data Leader of the Year Program 
5/2/2012 Florida's Education Policy on Reading Serves as Model for States 
5/1/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!  
4/27/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!  
4/26/2012 Macy's Makes Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!  
4/26/2012 Florida Department of Education Kicks Off Principal Community Collaboration 
4/24/2012 Florida Colleges Eligible to Compete for Prestigious Aspen Prize 
4/23/2012 Florida Schools Named Green Ribbon Schools 
4/23/2012 Three Florida College System Professors Among Nation's Best 
4/19/2012 Florida Teacher Community Expands Resources 
4/13/2012 Taskforce on Digital Learning Set to Examine Florida 
4/10/2012 Charter School Students Excel Across the Board 
4/10/2012 K-12 and Florida College System Educators to Meet on College Readiness 
4/9/2012 Three Florida Schools Nominated for Green Ribbon Schools Award 
4/5/2012 Florida College System to Recognize Outstanding Students  
4/2/2012 Florida's Education Leaders Join Scaling Up Student Success National Leadership Forum 
3/19/2012 Commissioner's Taskforce on Inclusion and Accountability Prepares to Meet in Orlando 
3/14/2012 Literacy League Videos Featuring Zora and Me and The Secret Life of Mitch Spinach Now Available 
3/12/2012 2012 Legislative Session Wrap Up 
3/9/2012 Florida Commissioner of Education Sets Agenda for Taskforce on Inclusion and Accountability 
3/1/2012 Governor and First Lady Scott Announce Governor 
3/1/2012 Florida Department of Education Launches Collaborative Online Community for Teachers 
2/23/2012 Statement By Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson Regarding Proposed Changes to Florida’s School Grading System  
2/20/2012 Florida Department of Education Announces Outstanding School Volunteers 
2/17/2012 Florida's Top Stem Scholars Honored 
2/15/2012 Award Recipients Honored at the Seventh Annual Commissioner's Summit for Principals 
2/9/2012 Florida Gets Flexibility Waiver From US Department Of Education 
2/8/2012 Florida Students Lead Nation in Advanced Placement Participation 
2/6/2012 Florida's Students Break Reading Record 
2/2/2012 Black History Month Recommended Reading List Features Books for All Ages 
1/31/2012 Race to the Top Teacher and Leader Preparation Committee to Meet Via Webinar 
1/31/2012 The NASA Space Shuttle Returns to Florida 
1/30/2012 Florida Schools Measured for Success 
1/26/2012 Florida Named National Leader in Educator Quality 
1/25/2012 Winners Announced for Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Public Service Announcement Contest 
1/23/2012 First Lady Ann Scott Kicks Off Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 
1/23/2012 Sumter County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 St. Johns County Ranks Number One in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Seminole County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Sarasota County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Santa Rosa County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Okaloosa County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Monroe County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Martin County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Gilchrist County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Brevard County Ranks Among Top Ten in 2011 Florida School Districts Ranking 
1/23/2012 Florida School Districts Ranked by Student Achievement 
1/13/2012 Florida Teacher of the Year Named National Finalist 
1/12/2012 Florida Ranks 11 in 2012 Quality Counts Report 
1/10/2012 Statement By Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson Regarding the Year One Race to the Top Report 
1/4/2012 Florida High School Grades Announced 
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